Healthy Shredded Pork Sandwiches

Sheri Mullins


I took this over to my friend when she came home from the hospital and everyone loved it. I served with tomato/cucumber salad and corn on the cob. Simple and healthy!


★★★★★ 1 vote

15 Min
8 Hr
Slow Cooker Crock Pot


  • 3 lb
    boneless pork roast
  • 1 tsp
    garlic powder
  • 3 tsp
    mrs dash (you pick the flavor)
  • 2 tsp
    black pepper
  • 1
    onion, cut into thin wedges
  • 1/2 c
  • 1/4 c
    apple cider vinegar
  • 1/4 c
    bbq sauce (sugar-free) or regular kind
  • 1/2 c
    juices (skim fat from juices)
  • ·
    apple slaw (no mayo)
  • ·
    whole wheat buns

How to Make Healthy Shredded Pork Sandwiches


  1. In a small bowl, stir together garlic powder, mrs dash, and pepper. Trim fat from meat. Sprinkle pepper mixture evenly over meat; rub in with your fingers. If necessary, cut meat to fit into a slow cooker.
  2. Place onion in the bottom of slow cooker. Add meat. Pour the water and vinegar over meat.
  3. Cover and cook on low-heat setting for 8 to 10 hours or on high-heat setting for 4 to 5 hours. Remove meat and onions from cooker to a cutting board; discard all but 1/2 cup of cooking liquid. Using two forks, pull meat apart into shreds. Cut up onions and place on shredded pork.
  4. In small bowl, combine juices with BBQ sauce. Drizzle on shredded pork and stir to lightly coat.
  5. Place meat mixture on bottoms of buns. Top with apple slaw mixture; and tops of buns.

    Apple Slaw (with no mayo)

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About Healthy Shredded Pork Sandwiches

Course/Dish: Pork Sandwiches
Main Ingredient: Pork
Regional Style: Southern
Other Tag: Healthy

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